15 Tips for Mixing Country Music with GRAMMY Winner Julian King
Recording engineer, mixer, and producer Julian King (of Tim McGraw, Hank Williams Jr., and Toby Keith credit) offers his top mixing tips for country music.
Swing and Syncopation: Understanding DAW Groove
In this article we break down two of the grooviest features found in most DAWs: swing and syncopation. Follow along with audio examples.
What Separates a Demo from a Polished Mix?
How do demos and polished mixes differ? We dive deep into which music production and mixing elements separate the two, and how you can transform bland audio into songs that sing.
Take care of vocal editing, comping, and cleanup at the right time in your workflow and keep your momentum flowing in the right direction.
Mixing bass guitar: Tips for getting started
Get some tips for mixing powerful, locked-in bass for your tracks, using EQ, harmonic distortion, and compression
Don’t Let It Bring You Down: 7 Tips for Maintaining Perspective While Mixing
Learn how to keep your sanity while you mix and make it to the finish line in one piece.
How to mix for your song structure
Learn how to keep the listener engaged, build interesting contrasts in your song, and serve the arrangement while you mix.
Pop Song Anatomy 201 Take It As You Go
There are an infinite number of approaches to songwriting in the 21st Century, but every basic song has some common elements. Learn about building a song up from the bones.